Tuesday, October 20, 2009

60 Singers, 40 Musicians and 16 Yoko Ono Impersonators -- and More Brooklyn Briefs

- NYC will begin its massive Brooklyn Bridge renovation in December, but the walkway will likely become even more crowded and dangerous for bikers and pedestrians . Streetsblog

- A Brooklyn native was one of several who died in an Arizona sweat lodge ceremony. She was an avid surfer and hiker who was “in top shape,” and took self-improvement seriously, her family said. Brooklyn Eagle

- Every Beatles song will be performed on ukulele in Brooklyn on Dec. 5 and 6. That's 185 songs, with over 60 singers, 40 musicians -- and 16 Yoko Ono impersonators. Brooklyn Vegan

- Just what we need: another nail salon comes to Downtown Brooklyn. Brownstoner

- Thirty Republicans lined up against an amendment that would have required defense contractors to allow their employees access to U.S. courts in cases of rape or sexual assault. Republicans for Rape (via Huffington Post)

- 100 New York Times positions will be cut by the end of the year. NY Magazine

- Life goes on, at the Scotto Funeral Home. Cobble Hill Blog

- Here's a real nice story about a rock. The Local - Fort Greene

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1 comment:

Alan said...

Check out the profile on soul singer Green Tea at http://alanwking.wordpress.com/2009/10/20/green-tea-an-artist-in-the-making/